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volcanohunter

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  • Connection to/interest in ballet** (Please describe. Examples: fan, teacher, dancer, writer, avid balletgoer)
    fan, former dancer, self-loathing (ex-)New Yorker
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  1. The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and conductor Myung Whun Chung perform the Sibelius Violin Concerto, with concertmaster Liviu Prunaru as soloist, and Brahms' Fourth Symphony before an empty Concertgebouw. https://www.concertgebouworkest.nl/en/video-overview
  2. The Vienna State Ballet in Nureyev's Vienna production of Swan Lake https://play.wiener-staatsoper.at/event/6fe0f2a5-1ed2-46b6-8ed6-163e32bc20a6
  3. From the Vienna State Opera. Free of charge, but logging in is required. 19 January - Don Carlo 20 January - Salome 21 January - Swan Lake 22 January - Nabucco (live, starting at 16:30 CET/10:30 am Eastern) 23 January - Lulu 24 January - Das Rheingold 25 January - Die Walküre https://play.wiener-staatsoper.at https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/en/staatsoper/media/detail/news/current-streaming-schedule/
  4. Les Noces and Les Biches don't require reconstruction per se, but it would be interesting to find out whether any of the Nijinska ballets that aren't performed could be retrieved from oblivion.
  5. The National Ballet of Canada in scenes from Onegin (Svetlana Lunkina and Evan McKie), The Winter's Tale (Jillian Vanstone and Naoya Ebe) and Anna Karenina (Heather Ogden, Guillaume Côté and Jack Bertinshaw)
  6. Streams from the Vienna State Opera for the next week 12 January - Příhody lišky Bystroušky 13 January - Götterdämmerung 14 January - Falstaff 15 January - Rusalka 16 January - Der Rosenkavalier 17 January - Lulu 18 January - Giselle https://play.wiener-staatsoper.at https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/en/staatsoper/media/detail/news/current-streaming-schedule/
  7. I think it's fair to say that Maude Frickert was Jonathan Winters' best-known character, and later Mike Myers' Linda Richman had a long run, while Will Ferrell impersonated Janet Reno. John Travolta's Barbra Streisand was a brilliant one-off. In Bosom Buddies Tom Hanks and Peter Scolari spent much of the time in drag. There is no shortage of examples in movies: William Powell dressed as his "sister" in Love Crazy, Red Skelton in a tutu in Bathing Beauty, Cary Grant in disguise as a servicewoman in I Was a Male War Bride and of course the immortal tango of Jack Lemmon and Joe E. Brown in S
  8. It's a sure-fire laugh, and I can think of very many instances of white comedians doing it. On Monty Python's Flying Circus alone it was done dozens of times.
  9. The Rome Opera Ballet in Baroque Suite, choreographed by Eleonora Abbagnato and Benjamin Pech
  10. The Vienna State Ballet in Giselle https://play.wiener-staatsoper.at/event/a6eda398-0999-4da6-a6c2-8ab6a71d6e6e
  11. The National Ballet of Canada has launched a digital season. A new program will be posted each week (or two) and will be available for 30 days. https://national.ballet.ca/Productions/Spotlight-Series First up, excerpts from Ratmansky's Piano Concerto no. 1, Kylián's Petite mort and McGregor's Chroma.
  12. This week from the Vienna State Opera 5 January - La Cenerentola 6 January - Rusalka 7 January - Die Walküre 8 January - Giselle 9 January - Věc Makropulos 10 January - Siegfried 11 January - Don Carlo https://play.wiener-staatsoper.at https://www.wiener-staatsoper.at/en/staatsoper/media/detail/news/current-streaming-schedule/
  13. Update: Cancelled, unfortunately, because of you know what. The Bordeaux Opera Ballet will stream La Sylphide at 9:00 am Eastern.
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